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FIFA U-17 World Cup: India announces 21 member squad with eight players from Manipur, 2 NRIs make the team

India on Thursday announced its 21-member football squad for the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup which shall be held across six cities in India from October.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 05, 2017 12:31 PM

FIFA U-17 World Cup Trophy arrives in Kochi

Kerala Sports Minister A C Moideen unveiled the FIFA U-17 World Cup trophy at Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium complex in Kochi.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 05, 2017 12:29 PM

FIFA Under-17 World Cup: 10 Interesting facts about the premier football tournament

The FIFA U-17 World Cup, founded as the FIFA U-16 World Championship is the premier international football tournament for male players under the age of 17.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 05, 2017 12:27 PM

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Chile national team arrives in Kolkata

The Chile national team arrived in Kolkata on Sunday for the FIFA U-17 World Cup. They are placed in Group F along with England, Iraq and Mexico and will play all of their group matches at the Salt...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 05, 2017 12:26 PM

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: African champions Mali arrive in Mumbai ahead of opener against Paraguay on October 6

African soccer giants Mali arrived in Mumbai on Monday for soccer's upcoming showpiece event, the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Mali, who have been placed in Group B, will play their opening group fixture...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 05, 2017 12:24 PM

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Complete list of India's 21-member squad

A new era will usher in Indian football when the young turks take to the field to represent the nation in the upcoming FIFA - 17 World Cup, starting October 6.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 05, 2017 12:23 PM

FIFA Under 17 World Cup, Roll of Honour: Full List of Champions, Finalists

Soccer fans across the length and breadth of the country are in for a treat all through October as the FIFA Under 17 World Cup gets underway from Oct 6. The country would be under the grip of soccer...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 05, 2017 12:20 PM

FIFA Under-17 World Cup official song featuring Sachin Tendulkar, Bhaichung Bhutia launched

With a month to go for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) and Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) formally launched the official song of the tournament ‘Kar Ke Dikhla...

PTI | Oct 05, 2017 12:17 PM

FIFA Under 17 World Cup: From Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium to Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium, a look at six venues

Soccer fans across the length and breadth of the country are in for a treat all through October as the FIFA Under 17 World Cup gets underway from Oct 6. The country would be under the grip of soccer...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 05, 2017 12:17 PM

PM Modi says FIFA U-17 World Cup is big opportunity for youngsters

Calling the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup a “big opportunity for our younger generation”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the event will increase the interest in football in the...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 05, 2017 12:13 PM

2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup: Know all about the groups, teams

The seventeenth edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be hosted by India shall commence from October 6. The tournament shall be played in six international standard venues across India with the grand...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 05, 2017 12:12 PM

U-17 World Cup: USA team arrives in Delhi, to play first match against India on October 6

The first two matches will be played at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, while the final group game will be played at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.

PTI | Oct 02, 2017 12:37 PM

29 injured after barriers collapse in French football stadium

Twenty-nine fans were hurt, five of them seriously, when a barrier collapsed at a stadium in the northern French city of Amiens as away supporters celebrated their opening goal.

PTI | Oct 01, 2017 09:29 AM

Harry Kane scores twice as Tottenham Hotspur trounce Huddersfield Town 4-0, climb to third sport in Premier League table

Kane opened the scoring in the ninth minute and Ben Davies doubled the lead within some time. Kane made it three by 23 minutes with a fine strike from 20 yards that rocketed into the top corner.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 30, 2017 08:14 PM

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona to visit Kolkata during U-17 World Cup

The trip will concur with the inauguration of U-17 FIFA World Cup in Kolkata when Chile face England and Iraq take on Mexico in two group F matches.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 30, 2017 02:21 PM